Census: Mitchell grows slightly
Published 07/05/2010, The Daily Republic
U.S. Census Bureau estimates released recently show that Mitchell’s population increased by 22 residents, or 0.15 percent, from 2008 to 2009.
According to the annual estimate, released in late June, Mitchell had 14,725 residents in 2008 and 14,747 in 2009. Over the longer term, Mitchell posted a net gain of 189 residents in the nine years since the last official census, moving from 14,558 residents in 2000 to 14,747 in July 2009 — a 1.3 percent increase.